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13788Photopolymer Workshop, Port Townsend, Sat., May 10

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  • CYoungmann
    Apr 21, 2014

    Workshop: Photopolymer Plates for Relief Printing

    Learn the process of making your own plates in a half-day workshop. Carl Youngmann, a letterpress printer, will demonstrate do-it-yourself, U-V exposure, water-wash methods for producing printable images in your own studio or kitchen.

    Starting with an inkjet negative of a scanned image, we will expose a light-sensitive emulsion with a black light, develop the plate in tap water, and make proof copies with a simple brayer and spoon method. Specific products, exposure times and details will be outlined with the idea that participants will be able to make plates themselves in their own workspaces. The focus will be on using photographs and drawings as material for relief printing.

    The class will be held at the Northwind Arts Center 2409 Jefferson Street

    in Port Townsend, 9:00 to noon, Saturday, May 10, 2014


    Sign up at DIYWorkshop@...

    or call 360.379.3660 for information

    $35, limit 12 students, minimum 4